1997-06-05 - Re: Profanity, PCS phones, and FCC

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From: Steve Schear <azur@netcom.com>
To: Ryan Anderson <jeremey@bluemoney.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-06-05 02:05:12 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 5 Jun 1997 10:05:12 +0800

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From: Steve Schear <azur@netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 1997 10:05:12 +0800
To: Ryan Anderson <jeremey@bluemoney.com>
Subject: Re: Profanity, PCS phones, and FCC
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At 10:03 AM -0400 6/4/97, Ryan Anderson wrote:
>On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, Jeremey Barrett wrote:
>> Well I went and got a PCS phone (Ericsson), and was pilfering through the
>> manual, and came across this amusing text in the "Operating procedures"
>> section of the "Guidelines for Safe and Efficient Use":
>>    o Use of profane, indecent, or obscene language while using your
>>      phone.
>> Joy. More laws to break.
>I believe this has been true about your regular phone line for years as
>well.  It's unenforceable, and as a practical matter the FCC isn't going
>to care, *EVER* about it.

A 'nudda example of unenforceable laws which undermine respect for lawfull
autority by making all bruddas criminals.